29 May '16, 3pm

Solar-powered floating home in Portugal generates a year's worth of energy in just six months

Friday offers four different models for Floatwing, each providing different levels of autonomy depending on the type of installed equipment. The best-outfitted Floatwing is for off-grid applications and relies on solar energy , a wastewater treatment plant with advanced tertiary treatment, a mini supply water treatment plant, and stored fuel to achieve self sufficiency. In addition to renewable technologies, Floatwing’s carbon footprint is further reduced through the use of “low environmentally impactful materials.”

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/solar-powered-floating-home-is-perfe...

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ecobuildingpulse.com 30 May '16, 1pm

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Shed of the Year shortlist includes a crocodile home and Star Wars-inspired shed

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inhabitat.com 30 May '16, 5am

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pv-magazine.com 30 May '16, 12pm

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Six green spring cleaning tips to help organize your home. #Sustainability #GreenSpringClean #HomeMakeover

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inhabitat.com 27 May '16, 8pm

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cntraveller.com 27 May '16, 6am

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inhabitat.com 26 May '16, 1pm

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tribune.com.pk 27 May '16, 11am

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"Six Bangladeshis charged with financing terror...

straitstimes.com 27 May '16, 9pm

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LA port terminal to be first in the world powered by 100% renewable energy

LA port terminal to be first in the world power...

inhabitat.com 02 Jun '16, 3pm

with plans to transition a 40-acre cargo terminal to solar power and other renewable sources. Construction will begin this...

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IKEA reaches for net positive energy status in ...

inhabitat.com 27 May '16, 6pm

plans to hit its net positive energy goal within four years. Currently, IKEA generates around 53 percent of the energy it ...

Floating prefab homes overlook gorgeous river views in Thailand

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inhabitat.com 28 May '16, 4pm

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Portugal powered by 100% renewable energy for over four days

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inhabitat.com 19 May '16, 8pm

Portugal has been working towards developing renewable energy in their country for several years. Back between 2004 and 20...

Japan Prepares New Non-nuclear Energy Plan

greenoptimistic.com 28 May '16, 9am

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